One in all Jim Carrey’s defining roles as The Grinch could be discovered on Netflix, however solely in some areas. Right here’s the place The Grinch Stole Christmas is on Netflix for 2020 and why it’s solely accessible in some areas.
For many who’ve by no means been initiated with How The Grinch Stole Christmas, let’s offer you a little bit of backstory. Based mostly on the well-known character within the well-known Dr. Suess story, it sees Jim Carrey play the inexperienced determine who despises Christmas (and in truth happiness).
There are numerous films households flock to every Christmas with this adaptation being a selected favourite. It ranks sixth in Rotten Tomatoes greatest Christmas films of all-time record.
Is How the Grinch Stole Christmas on Netflix US?
Sure! The film has been a longstanding entry on the Netflix US library for a few years now which is odd given the film is definitely distributed by Common Footage.
The film was added to Netflix shortly after the vacation season of 2018 on January 1st, 2019. Since then, it’s remained on Netflix USA and isn’t at the moment scheduled to be departing both.
That is notably odd given Netflix tends to solely get films from different distributors one 1 to 3-month stints. With Christmas films, they have a tendency to solely get them in the summertime months when the license is much less useful. That’s why that is considerably shocking Netflix has managed to maintain maintain of it for thus lengthy.
Ultimately, we do anticipate it to depart and develop into probably a everlasting fixture of Peacock (which is owned by Common guardian Comcast) for this Christmas 2020 at the very least, that doesn’t’ look to be the case.
Is How The Grinch Stole Christmas on different Netflix areas?
In keeping with Unogs, 26 nations are streaming the film for Christmas 2020 with some notable exceptions as we’ll get onto in only a second.
Nations at the moment streaming the film embrace:
- Most Latin American nations
- The vast majority of Europe (excluding the UK)
- South Korea
Now to run by just a few notable regional exceptions.
Netflix UK isn’t streaming the film because it’s been a everlasting fixture of Sky’s NowTV streaming service for the previous few years.
In Canada, How the Grinch Stole Christmas could be discovered on Amazon Prime.
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